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Sean Scully: Walls of Aran

6.400 Ft

A new, compact edition of Sean Scully’s photographs, featuring horizontal and vertical shards of limestone that echo his painted work and reveal a creative process best expressed through abstract shapes.

Sean Scully, one of today’s most esteemed painters and an accomplished photographer, spent time on the remote Aran Islands, off the west coast of Ireland, photographing the ancient drystone walls that crisscross the stark and barren landscape. Sean Scully brings together his sensitive images, revealing the unexpected yet monumental beauty of these centuries-old structures that meander across the windswept and rocky islands. In their form and spirit, the photographs shed light on Scully’s own sensibilities as an artist. They also capture the stillness and serenity of this rugged, timeless place on the edge of Europe.

This new edition features an evocative text by the award-winning Irish writer Colm Tóibín, which conveys the mysterious beauty of the three Aran Islands. This volume is a must-have for Sean Scully fans, as well as anyone with an interest in Ireland or photography.

Gyártó: Thames & Hudson
Szállítási díj: 1.500 Ft
Várható szállítás: 2024. február 28.


Sean Scully was born in Dublin in 1945. He grew up in London and works in New York and Barcelona. He has exhibited widely in Europe and the United States: including exhibitions at the Kunstammlung Nordeim Westfalen in Dusseldoerf, Germany, (2001); the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2000); the Milwaukee Art Museum, Denver Art Museum, and Albright-Knox Gallery (1998-99); Galeria Arte Moderna,Villa delle Rose in Bologna, and Galerie National de Jeu de Paumme in Paris (1996). His work may be found in museum collections worldwide, such as the Guggenheim Museum in New York;The Art Institute of Chicago; Corcoran Gallery in Washington D.C.; Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid, Spain;Tate Gallery in London, England;The Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin, Ireland; and Nagoya City Art Museum, Japan.

Colm Toibin is currently the Irene and Sidney B. Silverman professor of the humanities at Columbia University and succeeded Martin Amis as professor of creative writing at the University of Manchester.


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ISBN 9780500545133
Borító Hardcover
Kiadás éve 2020
Kiadó Thames & Hudson
Múzeumi kollekciók Magyar Nemzeti Galéria
Nyelv English
Oldalszám és illusztrációk 128 pages, 73 illustrations
Szerző Colm Tóibín (Author), Sean Scully (Photographer)